Mechanical Engineering apprenticeship

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Course Specifics

Intermediate and Advanced
12-18 months
Interview Required:
Age 16-18 Cost:
No cost
Age 19 or Over:
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Funding Assisted:
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Course overview

Depending on the pathway taken, key units include:

  • Operating machinery including turning and grinding
  • CNC machining
  • Bench fitting
  • The Advanced Apprenticeship has two pathways: metalwork and mechanical
  • Understand engineering materials and technical drawings

Who is this course for?

This Apprenticeship is available at both Intermediate and Advanced level, a member of our Recruitment Team will be able to advise which level is most suitable for you based on your current grades and experience. Applicants to this Apprenticeship could be a mix of age and experience. As a guide, applicants may come from a range of routes including: work or work experience training and/or experience which could include a portfolio showing what you have done, foundation learning at level 1, any of the Key Skills or Functional Skills, Young Apprenticeship, vocational or academic qualification(s).

What other experience will I gain?

On this Apprenticeship, the sort of work you’ll be doing will depend on your employer. Generally, engineering apprentices will learn to take on an operator role in a certain area of engineering. This could involve anything from assembling car engines to installing telecommunications systems. Most duties will involve the maintenance of equipment and machinery.

Where will this lead?

You can progress from the Intermediate to the Advanced Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship. Once you have completed the Advanced Apprenticeship you will be equipped with the necessary skills to build your career in the industry. Alternatively you could progress to the Level 4 HNC in Mechanical Engineering to try and further your career.

What are my career options?
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